Category: Mergers & Aquisitions

Apr 29

The Bank that likes to say “Si”

The Trustee Savings Bank can trace its roots back to the first savings bank founded by Henry Duncan in Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire in 1810. But its recent history has been a roller coaster and  banking systems are at the heart of that story. Thirty years ago the Trustee Savings Bank was a up and coming UK bank – …

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Nov 14

Bigger is Better

The benefits of Mergers and Aquistion are simply economies of scale. But are there limits to growth? – This article in the Economist argues that there are – and that it is common to overestimate the benefits. This article from McKinsey looks at where mergers go wrong. Most buyers routinely overvalue the synergies to be …

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